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Bethany McKissick, Ph.D.

Office: 351 Allen
Phone: 6623258342
Email: brs266@msstate.edu

(Curriculum Vitae)


Education:

Ph. D. 2012  

Special Education              

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

                                                                           

M. Ed. 2009                

Special Education

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

 

B. S. 2004 

Special Education                 

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Certified: Grades K-12

 

Teaching

EDX 3213: Individualizing Instruction for Children with Exceptionalities

EDX 3233: Contingency Management

EPY: 3252 Evaluating Learning

EDX 4133: Methods and Materials for Secondary Students with Disabilities

EDX 4103/6103: Introduction to Teaching Students with Intellectual and Developmental

            Disabilities

EDE 8113: Middle Level Management and Young Adolescents

EDX 8133: Readings and Research in Special Education

EDX 8173: Special Education in the Regular Classroom

EDX 8183: Seminar in Learning Disabilities

 

 

Research:

Book Publications

 

Published:

Spooner, F., McKissick, B. R., Hudson, M., & Browder, D. M. (2014). Access to the general curriculum in general education classes. In M. Agran, F. Brown, C. Hughes, C. Quirk, & D. Ryndak (Eds.), Equity and full participation for individuals with severe disabilities: A vision for the future. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes.

 

Spooner, F., McKissick, B. R., Knight, V., & Walker, R. (2014). Teaching science concepts. In D. M. Browder & F. Spooner (Eds.), MORE language arts, math, and science. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes.

 

In press:

McKissick, B. R. (in press). Computer-assisted instruction. In W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), Classroom management: A-to-Z guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

 

Journals

 

Published:

Knight, V. F., McKissick, B. R., & Saunders, A. (2013). A review of technology-based interventions to teach academic skills to students with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 2628-2648. doi: 10.1007/s10803-013-1814-y

 

Knight, V. F., Spooner, F., Browder, D. M., Smith, B. R., & Wood, C. L. (2013). Using graphic organizers and systematic instruction to teach science concepts to students with autism spectrum disorder. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 28, 115-126. doi: 10.1177/1088357612475301

 

McKissick, B. R., Spooner, F., Wood, C. L., & Diegelmann, K. M. (2013). Effects of computer-assisted explicit instruction on map-reading skills for students with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7, 1653-1662. doi: 10.1016/j.rasd.2013.09.013

 

Smith, B. R., Spooner, F., Jimenez, B., & Browder, D. M. (2013). Using an early science curriculum to teach science vocabulary and concepts to students with severe developmental disabilities. Education & Treatment of Children, 36, 1-31. doi: 10.1353/etc.2013.0002

 

Smith, B. R., Spooner, F., & Wood, C. L. (2013). Using embedded computer-assisted explicit instruction to teach science to students with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7, 433-443.

 

 Spooner, F., Knight, V. F., Browder, D., & Smith, B. R. (2012). Evidence-based practices for teaching academic skills to students with severe developmental disabilities. Remedial and Special Education, 33, 374-387. doi: 10.1177/074193251142`634

 

Knight, V. F., Smith, B. R, Spooner, F., & Browder, D. M. (2011). Using explicit instruction to teach science descriptors to students with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 378-389. doi: 10.1007/s10803-011-1258-1.

 

Smith, B. R., Schuster, J. W., Collins, B. C., & Kleinert, H. (2011). Using simultaneous prompting to teach restaurant words and classifications to secondary students with moderate to severe disabilities. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 46, 251-266.

 

Smith, B. R. (2010).  [Review of the book]  A review of Alternate Assessments based on Alternate Achievement Standards, by W.D. Schafer & R. W. Lissitz. Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities.

 

In press:

Ivy, J., Miller, N., Moser, K., & McKissick, B. R. (in press). Bell ringers: Considerations for immediate learner engagement. New Teacher Advocate.

 

Thornton, A., McKissick, B. R., Spooner, F., Lo, Y., & Anderson, A. L. (in press). Effects of collaborative preteaching on science performance of high school students with specific learning disabilities. Education & Treatment of Children.

 

 



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